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Entertaining in Memphis

August 23, 2018
Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor

Today we have a guest writer! Wahoo! Teresa Daniel is a photographer living in Tennessee and she loves to entertain. She gives us a glimpse inside her Memphis home, lays out her entertaining style, and even offers up a classic Mint Julep recipe…

From mint juleps to charcuterie boards, I can’t get enough of crafting appetizers and drinks in our little kitchen and serving up the good stuff on our classic farm table. 

Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor

My aesthetic for our kitchen and dining room is light and airy, with a color palette of white and seafoam green tones, while our oversized wooden table, mismatched chairs and painted antique china cabinets give a simple, inviting farmhouse feel.

Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor
Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor
Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor
Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor

My charcuterie board favorites are Del Duca prosciutto, cheddar cheese slices, brie, Fresh Market wheat and water crackers, purple grapes and rosemary for garnish. 

Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor
Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor
Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor

I’d been wanting to try Seersucker gin, so I decided to use it to put a twist on the classic mint julep I make in Salisbury pewter julep cups we received for a wedding gift. My mint julep cups are about 1 and 1/4 cup. For this gin julep, I used:

Memphis Mint Julep Recipe
Memphis Mint Julep Recipe
Memphis Mint Julep Recipe
Memphis Mint Julep Recipe

There you have it! A peek inside a southern home. We’ll be featuring more guest writers over the next few months, so make sure to tell us the kind of articles you want to see here!

Photography: Teresa Daniel Photography

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